8A #801

Owned by Neil Hochstedler



Neil's lathe was originally owned by the United States Navy.  It's equipped with electric carriage drive, micrometer carriage stop, variable speed drive, and Wade "Thread-Lock" spindle mounting.  It has been adapted for 5C collets using a Logan lever collet closer.



A close up of the headstock tachometer.



A close up of the electric carriage drive unit.



Motor and controls for electric carriage drive.



The new-style cross slide, with rear t-slots and integral taper attachment link bar.